Russel Howcroft appointed as AFTRS Council Chair

Minister Mitch Fifield has announced Russel Howcroft as the new Chair of the Australian Film, Television and Radio School ( AFTRS) Council.  While perhaps more popularly known for his regular appearances on the ABC’s The Gruen Transfer, Mr Howcroft has had an extensive career in the screen industry including with the Australian Film Institute and the Screen Forever Advisory Board.  He was the founding Chair of Think TV a collaboration between Australian Television broadcasters to promote the benefits of television for advertisers, and is currently Chief Creative Officer at PwC Australia.  He commences his 3 year term with AFTRS in July.

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